Written in the frequently-asked-questions style, this book provides the best troubleshooting techniques for PostgreSQL database administrators. It covers all major aspects of managing a PostgreSQL database; from database installation through optimizing performance, to dealing with transaction locks or fixing replication, to handling hardware and software disasters. So if you’re getting an error message when working with Postgres, this book will help you.
In this short, concise book, Kent Graziano, a guru data modeler, shares his view on ensuring the quality of data models using thorough, frequent reviews done by the whole team. His adamant eagerness to eliminate flaws as early as possible looks like a perfect way to model. But is it always applicable?
There are books that you plan to read. Then, there are books that you actually started reading and then stopped. Then, there are books you started reading and you hope to finish sometime. The last database book I did read was “Concise Guide to Databases” by Peter Lake and Paul Crowther.
I recently realized that our database modeling library could use a few more advanced titles. So I headed over to Amazon to see what they had on offer. Here are 5 of the best database modeling books I found.
Some time ago, we participated in the PostgreSQL Conference Europe 2013. Some of the talks were really nice. One of them stuck in my head for quite a long time. It was Markus Winand’s lecture titled “Indexes: The neglected performance all-rounder.” Although I had had a solid background in databases, this 50 minutes long talk showed me that not everything concerning indexes was as clear to me as I had thought. This was the kind of lecture I like the most (...)